Polka Theatre

The 40-year-old Polka Theatre in Wimbledon was the first UK theatre venue dedicated exclusively to children. This project features a refurbishment of the theatre with an added extension to the rear of the building being led by Foster Wilson Architects.

Strand East/Sugar House Island Primary School

Part of the Strand East Masterplan, this water-bound development will transform 26 acres of an historic region in east London into a mixed-use area of offices, homes, restaurants and more. For its part in the project, Skelly & Couch will be involved in two aspects of the masterplan; the development of a new home for two urban culture organisations called East London Dance and Urban Development and the construction of a new 2-form entry primary school to serve the residential development at Strand East.

White Eagle Lodge

Located in the South Downs National Park in East Hampshire, Skelly & Couch are working with James Gorst Architects to design and deliver a new temple building and associated landscape for the White Eagle Lodge, a spiritual organisation founded in 1936. This new temple will become a spiritual centre for the worldwide WEL community.

Jacksons Lane Arts Centre

Founded in 1975 inside a former Wesleyan Methodist church, Grade II-listed Jacksons Lane Arts Centre has played a key role in the development of London’s fringe and community theatre. The latest project upgrades technical and visitor facilities within the complex, which features a 166-capacity theatre, large-scale studio and café-bar, all in need of repair.

National Theatre Costume Workshop

The existing 5th floor costume workshop department at the Grade II*-listed National Theatre is undergoing a full refurbishment to meet up-to-date compliance requirements and better meet the needs of the costume workshop users.

Warburg Institute

Skelly & Couch is presently involved in the refurbishment and building extension of the Warburg Institute which will address the building’s infrastructure issues but will also instigate the development of a new lecture theatre of a 1950s library.

Waddesdon Manor Visitor Pavilion

A practical and contemporary-style pavilion for the visitors of Waddesdon Manor.

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Skelly & Couch has been working on the construction of a spectacular new home for the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts on a site behind the Stirling Prize-winning Peckham Library in south London.

Bridge Theatre

The Bridge Theatre is London's first new commercial theatre of scale for four decades. The 900-seat auditorium is the flagship home of the London Theatre Company, with Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr, who led 12 years of artistic and commercial success at the National Theatre, at its helm.

Perse School Performing Arts Centre

This project involved designing a new Performing Arts Centre for the EPC A-rated, Perse School in Cambridge.

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